County of Marin Health and Human Services

Suicide Prevention

Information on Service Adjustments During the COVID-19 Emergency

HHS is the County's largest department with more than 700 employees who work at many sites throughout Marin. Many HHS offices have reopened with limited staffing to the public. Staff will continue to provide services remotely when possible for safety reasons, and residents in need of HHS services should consider conducting conversations over the phone or email when possible. Please call ahead if you have an appointment or require in-person assistance.

  • Adult Protective Services: (415) 473-2774.
  • Skilled Nursing/Assisted Living Ombudsman: (415) 473-7446.
  • Child Protective Services: (415) 473-7153.
  • Public Assistance Call Center (Medi-Cal, CalFresh, CalWorks): 1 (877) 410-8817, or visit c4yourself.com.
  • General Relief: (415) 473-3450.
  • Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Access Line: 1 (888) 818-1115.
  • For information on resources and services specifically for older adults (persons 60+), persons with disabilities and family caregivers, call (415) 473-INFO (415) 473-4636 or email 473-INFO@marincounty.org.
  • HHS created a phone hotline, (415) 473-7191 (CRS 711), and an online contact form, for residents to contact staff with questions or concerns about the virus and about the county and community response. The call center is open from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays, and interpreter services are available.
  • Dial 711 for CA Relay Service (link is external)

Watch a video on Marin County's Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan on Youtube.
Marin Behavioral Health and Recovery Services and its partners are pleased to launch the Suicide Prevention Strategic Plan. Thank you to all our community partners and agencies who helped contribute to this plan.

Download Suicide Prevention Plan Executive Summary

Launch of the Marin County Suicide Prevention Collaborative--August 5, 2020. Join us! 

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¡RESERVE LA FECHA! El lanzamiento del Colaborativo de Prevención de Suicidio será el miércoles 5 de agosto de 1:00-2:30pm.

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Past Suicide Prevention Community Events

Kevin Berthia Suicide Prevention Event September 12, 2019

Kevin Berthia Suicide Prevention Event September 12, 2019

NAMI Suicide Prevention Fundraiser Walk September 21, 2019
NAMI Suicide Prevention Fundraiser Walk September 21, 2019

Suicide Prevention Strategic Planning Community Event May 2, 2019
Suicide Prevention Strategic Planning Community Event May 2, 2019

Mental Health and Substance Use Services (MHSUS) changed its name to Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS).  As such, all references in existing departmental policies and procedures to MHSUS can be understood to reference BHRS as well.